The Westside Wonder

Westside Parent Newsletter

October 19, 2020

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Westside teachers will meet the needs of each individual in a student-centered classroom by:

  • Encouraging a growth mindset

  • Maintaining high expectations through a hands-on, engaging rigorous curriculum for ALL students

  • Providing a safe, positive, and loving environment

  • Creating independent thinkers


Westside Elementary invests in the whole child academically, socially, and emotionally to prepare them for success in their everyday lives.

Instruction at Westside!

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  • Remember! The car rider line is a cell phone free zone!

  • When you drop your children off in the morning please make sure you are pulling all the way up to the car in front of you! Since you are screening your children at home you may give us a thumbs up and then your child may exit the car. They do not have to wait for a staff member to open the door for them! Hopefully, this will speed up our drop off. Car rider drop if will begin at 7:25.

  • Instruction begins at 7:40 and the tardy bell rings at 7:50. If you arrive past 7:50 please walk your child to the doors so you can sign them into the office.

  • 3-5 parents, your child is provided with 3 masks by the district! We are noticing that some bus riders are forgetting to bring their masks each day! Please remind your child to bring a mask for bus riders!

  • Parents will be able to come eat lunch with their child at our outdoor picnic area.

  • Please head over to our website to sign up for E-Notes. This will allow you to receive the weekly parent newsletter by email.

Parent Teacher Conferences

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Important Dates

October 16-23 - ACT Aspire Interim Testing for 3-5

October 20-End of 1st 9 weeks

October 22- Flu Shot Clinic

October 26-29- Red Ribbon Week

October 29- Spirit Day

October 30-Teacher PD/Blended Learning Day


Please complete the census to help our community and schools!

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A Note from Nurse Gina

If you would like to register your child for our flu clinic online, please click the link.

Counseling Corner


Last week, we started our unit for Red Ribbon Week. We will be learning about the dangers of drugs, peer pressure and “our why” to stay drug free. The following link will give you activities and discussion tips you can use with your student.

I also wanted to share another resource about internet safety.

Let me know how I can support you and your child,

Mrs. Page

District Point of Contact

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Word of the Month

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